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    Saturday Sep 23 @ 5:00 AM
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    Saturday Sep 23 @ 7:30 AM
Bet On a Vet 5k Run/Walk
Fit2Run-Gainesville, The Oaks Mall
 
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    Saturday Sep 23 @ 8:00 AM
Kids4Kids Triathlon
Fit2Run-Gainesville, The Oaks Mall – COST: REGISTER BY SEPTEMBER 8TH...$40 PER CHILD; $35 EACH ADDITIONAL CHILD. REGISTER AFTER SEPTEMBER 8TH...$50 PER CHILD. "Day of Race" Registration begins at 7:00am and will be LIMITED to 300 participants - "first come, first served." Packet Pickup - Friday the 22nd - 5 to 7pm at Fit2Run Gainesville
 
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    Saturday Sep 23 @ 8:00 AM
2nd Annual VOAFL Gainesville Golf Tournament
Volunteers of America of Florida – The 2nd Annual Volunteers of America of Florida Golf Tournament is raising funds for the North Florida Supportive Services for Veteran Families Program. The primary goal of the Supportive Services for Veteran Families (SSVF) Program is to help Veterans and the Veteran families who are homeless or at risk of homelessness regain or maintain housing stability. The SSVF Program provides low income Veterans and Veteran families with Case Management and Temporary Financial Assistance in order to transition successfully into self-sufficiency. If you would like to purchase a ticket and donate it to a Veteran, that is possible and will be much appreciated. To do so, please purchase a ticket online and in the "Ticket Holder" section at check out type "FOR A VETERAN." Make sure it's in the "Ticket Holder" section, not the "Your Information" section. If you would like to play AND donate a round to a Veteran, you can donate an extra $50 on the page (right below the ticket price there is a box for donation amounts) and write to mrascovich@voa-fla.org who will earmark your donation for that purpose. U.S. Department of Veterans Affairs Veterans Affairs Dept of VA Medical Center Gainesville Area Chamber of Commerce Gainesville, Florida City of Gainesville, FL - Government Ironwood Golf Course - Gainesville, Fl. City Auto Repair, Inc.
 
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    Saturday Sep 23 @ 8:00 AM
Alachua Heart Walk
Saint Leo University Gainesville – Join our Heart Walk Team! Donate and/or walk with us to help fight heart disease and stroke on Saturday, September 23rd: http://www2.heart.org/goto/slugainesville
 
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    Saturday Sep 23 @ 9:00 AM
Fun 4 Gator Kids Touch a Truck
Fun 4 Gator Kids – Attendees will be able to get up close to large vehicles they may see around town. Fun 4 Gator Kids’ Touch-a-Truck provides children with a hands-on educational experience by giving them an opportunity to climb into and/or on vehicles and to talk with the operators. They will learn about the vehicles and pedestrian safety around large vehicles. Smaller children are invited to quiet hour from 9am to 10am so they can enjoy the vehicles without the noise of horns, sirens, bullhorns or PA systems. We have almost 100 vehicles and vendors attending this year! BIG thanks to all of our sponsors! Event Level Sponsors: Martin Kids Dental Health Team North Florida Women's Physicians Florida Credit Union Walmart Attraction Sponsors: Schneider & Associates Insurance Agency of Gainesville Twinkle Toes Nanny Agency Paul Davis Restoration of North Florida Engineering For Kids of North Central Florida Zone Sponsors: SkyFrog Tree Service WCA Vehicle Sponsors: Bambino Sitters: Gainesville & North Central Florida Davis Gainesville Chevrolet Gainesville Country Day School Behavior Analysis Support Services, Inc Future Home Realty Inc. Joy FM Saint Leo University Gainesville Okito America MIKE SCOTT PLUMBING Fabulous Faces Entertainment TMR Beltz Septic & Portable Toilets
 
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    Saturday Sep 23 @ 9:00 AM
Double Summit E.T. Bracket Series Races 15 and 16
Gainesville Raceway – Race #15 Event Schedule: 9:00 AM - Gates Open 10:00 AM - Time Trials - Jr. Dragster, Sportsman, Pro, Super Pro Bike, Super Pro, Pro/Stree Bike Race #16 Event Schedule (following a short intermission): Dialing for Dollars - Jr. Dragster, Sportsman, Pro, Pro Bike, Super Pro Race Entry Fees: - Super Pro $60 per car/driver entry - Pro $50 per car/driver entry - Sportsman & MX $35 per car/driver entry - Jr. Dragster $25 per car/driver entry - Adult Spectators & Crew $10 - Children 12 and under FREE with paying adult! Buy-Backs: - Super Pro, Pro $25 - Sportsman, Super Pro Bike, Pro/Street, Jr. Dragster $15 *Buy-backs first round only Class and Payout Information: http://autoplusraceway.com/apcm/templates/news.asp?articleid=53563&zoneid=65
 
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    Saturday Sep 23 @ 9:00 AM
Campus & Beyond: 3rd Annual UFF New Faculty Bus Tour
United Faculty of Florida at UF – Please join us for a day of fun and great activities. Along the bus tour we will explore the most exciting attractions University of Florida and the City of Gainesville have to offer. We will explore Payne’s Prairie, where you will get the chance to view Gainesville’s unique creatures of the wild, yes…we do mean alligators! The tour will also include stops at UF’s famous Lake Alice and bat house, downtown, “old” Gainesville, and historic Micanopy. We will have a luxury bus that can seat up to 58 people. Lunch included! Please be sure to RSVP at the link below or by emailing officemanager@uff-uf.org. We will meet at the O’Connell Center parking lot. The bus will be hard to miss. Meet a little early so we can start on time; parking is free. We will leave and return from there. Families welcome.
 
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    Saturday Sep 23 @ 10:00 AM
Rare, Beautiful & Fascinating Exhibit Celebration
Florida Museum of Natural History – This year marks the Florida Museum's 100th anniversary as the state’s official natural history museum. Join the museum for a celebration of its newest exhibit on Sept. 23 from 10 a.m. to 3 p.m., and explore the key role museum collections play in telling the story of life on Earth. Enjoy this FREE, fun-for-all-ages event with hands-on activities and displays. Visit the companion website for a sneak peek at the objects in the exhibit: www.floridamuseum.ufl.edu/100years For more information, visit www.floridamuseum.ufl.edu/event/rare-beautiful-fascinating-open.
 
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    Saturday Sep 23 @ 10:00 AM
Oktoberfest
Abiding Savior Lutheran Church & School – German music, food, craft vendors, bounce house, face painting, door prizes!
 
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    Saturday Sep 23 @ 10:00 AM
Wild Adventure Open House
Carson Springs Wildlife Conservation Foundation – Ready for a WILD ADVENTURE? Join us for the WILD ADVENTURE OPEN HOUSE at Carson Springs Wildlife Conservation this SEPT 23 and HANG OUT WITH the MOST AMAZING ANIMALS YOU’LL EVER MEET and MARVEL AT THE BIG CAT FEEDING - A NOT-TO-BE-MISSED SIGHT! Carson Springs has more than 80 animals the whole family will love, including 28 RARE and ENDANGERED SPECIES, and we are so excited to show everyone just how phenomenal they all are! FOOD TRUCKS FROM PDQ, CILANTRO TACO, and BLUE HIGHWAY will be there to offer guests FOOD and BEER, so come ready WILD OUT and EAT UP! No advanced tickets necessary - JUST GRAB YOUR TICKETS AT THE DOOR THIS SEPTEMBER 23rd from 10 to 3 and JOIN US FOR AN OPEN HOUSE WILD ADVENTURE YOU’LL NEVER FORGET! Under 12 $5 | Ages 12 and over $10 For more information visit CarsonSpringsWildlife.org! As always, 100% OF DONATIONS GO TO ANIMAL CARE!
 
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    Saturday Sep 23 @ 11:00 AM
BBQ & Chili Challenge
North Central Florida YMCA – Come try ‘em all! Join us for this tasty event benefiting two amazing organizations in our community. BBQ, Chili, and beverages will be available for purchase. Awards: Prizes will be given to the top three winners in each category: Chicken, Ribs, Pork, Brisket, and Chili. To sign up your team for the BBQ & Chili Challenge, or participate as a vendor, visit www.ncfymca.org/events to download the application. Activities and Vendors: Kids games Pony ride Petting zoo Face painting Kettle corn Horse and Carriage rides Thirty One Gifts Bounce House Turner Family Honey Frog Song Organics Funtime Foods Erin Coolican-Dickman, Licensed Massage Therapist Entertainment provided by Joey Holiday and Hogtown Slayers. This event is proudly sponsored by: Exactech, Inc. Guitar Center Vehiclethings Waste Pro
 
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    Saturday Sep 23 @ 11:00 AM
Gainesville Animal Hospital Blood Drive
Plenty of Pit Bulls – Join Plenty of Pitbulls at the hospital's annual blood drive. Every donor will receive a free t-shirt and their choice of a dog or cat goodie bag filled with treats for their furry friend! You can also meet some of our wonderful dogs. When: Saturday, September 23rd, 11am-3pm Where: Gainesville Animal Hospital West 7615 W Newberry Rd Gainesville, Fl 32606
 
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    Saturday Sep 23 @ 11:00 AM
Celebration of Spirit - Psychic & Spiritual Festival
Seraphim Center – We Welcome Everyone to attend Our Quarterly Psychic Faire on Saturday September 23, 2017 from 11:00 am - 4:00 pm... Tarot Card Readings Angels and Spirit Guides Past Life Readings Reiki Healings Books and Other Spiritual Items for Sale, and Many Other Readings and Healings will be available. Free Admission! All Readings and Healings are $20.00 / Sliding Scale and go to the advancement of the Seraphim Center.
 
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    Saturday Sep 23 @ 12:00 PM
Oktoberfest 2017 at First Magnitude!
First Magnitude Brewing Company – Come out to First Mag for our second annual Oktoberfest party! We're going to get down German-style with an awesome lineup of German-style beers brewed just for this occasion! Slap on your dirndl or lederhosen, pick up your mugs and lets celebrate the coming fall season! We'll have the UF-Kentucky game, plenty of delicious sausages from Stubbies Pop-up Sausages, and great music all day! Bring your Migration Marzen Mug (available 9/15 at the Migration Märzen Launch) and get your mugs filled for the price of a pint! Select beers will be available in 1/2 Litre and 1 Litre pours! German-style Tap List: Wakulla Hefeweizen Pavo Pilsner Mag Fest Festbier Riparian Roggenbier Tadpole Kolsch-style ale Serpens Schwarzweizen and the very special, Migration Marzen! We'll have three great acts playing live music all day long! Wax Wings, Passersby, and the Thin Skins will all be here to keep you movin'!
 
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    Saturday Sep 23 @ 12:00 PM
UF vs. Kentucky On The Big Screen
First Magnitude Brewing Company – Come watch Gator football on the big screen at First Magnitude as UF takes on Kentucky! Every Saturday we will be bringing you UF Football games on a giant 14 foot wide screen! This Saturday's Tennessee game starts at TBD, but the brewery will be open at 12pm for Brewery Tailgate and Oktoberfest 2017 at First Magnitude!. Stubbies Pop-up Sausages and LEJ Pretzels will be here all day serving deliciousf ood, but you are always welcome to bring in any food and non-alcoholic drinks that you want. And feel free to bring your kids too! We will be open until the game ends so come out and watch UF beat the pants off the Wildcats on one of the biggest screens in town! Go Gators!
 
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    Saturday Sep 23 @ 1:00 PM
UF Gator Rugby v. Ole Miss
University of Florida Men's Rugby Club – Come support Gator Rugby in the Southeastern College Rugby Conference (SCRC) against Ole Miss. We hope to see many of our fans, friends, family, and rugby enthusiasts in attendance to cheer us on to victory!
 
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    Saturday Sep 23 @ 1:00 PM
Family Day: Sun Prints!
Harn Museum of Art – Attention families! Come join us for our tour of "Poetic and Political" to experience and explore how clothes and textiles shape individual and community identities. After the exhibition tour, families will have the chance to make sun prints, also known as camera-less photographs, inspired by the work of German-Ghanaian artist Zohra Opoku! The mixed heritage artist interested in African tradition discovered the importance of women in her father's village in Ghana and creates a series of self-portraits through screen prints and cyanotype. We hope to see you there.
 
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    Saturday Sep 23 @ 5:00 PM
9/23 Original Gville FOOD TRUCK RALLY & Free Concert - Back to School Edition ! Benefitting Dance Marathon
HIGH DIVE (Gainesville, FL) – Glory Days Presents ! Sat Sept 23 @ High Dive Entertainment Compound 210 SW 2nd Ave / downtown / next to Five Star Original Gainesville FOOD TRUCK RALLY benefiting DANCE MARATHON at UF FREE LIVE MUSIC INSIDE 6p - 10 Noah Mac Music more bands tba This local tradition, The Original Gainesville Food Truck Rally is celebrating OVER 4 YEARS as the FIRST food truck rally to ever happen in Gville, right here at High Dive ! Glory Days and High Dive are once again giving you the unique opportunity to try a variety of delicious, high-end foods at affordable prices all in one place. Food trucks from across the area and beyond will be serving up unique, gourmet style fare to Gainesville’s hungry masses at this one-of-a-kind local event! Vegan and vegetarian options available ! Expanded event layout, NEW VENDORS including old favorites and new delights and a completely FREE concert taking place at High Dive. RAISING MONEY for DANCE MARATHON at UTF a local non profit -"Vote" for your favorite food truck by donating money in the jar at their truck! - All donations to the charity ! - The winning truck gets a prize from a local sponsor ! Dance Marathon is 26.2 hour event held annually in the O’Connell Center. Over 7000 students stay awake and on their feet to raise money for Shands Children’s Hospital, our local Children’s Miracle Network Hospital. DM at UF is the most successful student-run philanthropy in the southeastern US, having raised over $2.7 million during DM 2017. All money raised throughout the year goes directly to purchase state-of-the-art medical equipment, enhancements to provide the children and families with the upmost care, and funds innovative research for illnesses, such as diabetes, cystic fibrosis and cancer. MORE INFO http://floridadm.org/ The fully stocked beer, wine and liqour bar outside on The Deck at High Dive will once again be open with lots of tables and seating. Non alcoholic drinks will also be available from the tents in the parking lot, as well as the bar. NO TICKETS NEEDED FOR THIS EVENT, its completely FREE, so come on out and bring all your friends and family! PARTICIPATING VENDORS APP's Wings and Burgers Bubba Luigi's Roadtrip Charlie's Snow Shack Cilantro Tacos Coras Kitchen Curbies Sidewalk Café Dank Cakes Five Star Pizza Jody Cannoli Monsta Lobsta (Orlando) Papa Pineapples Soup to Nuts Food Truck Taste Pho MORE TBA Some quick tips for the event: 1) Completely FREE. No Admission charge for this event. Bring the whole family and your (well behaved) dog ! 2) Vegan and vegetarian options available 3) The event starts at 5pm but will go into the night!. Its not necessary to arrive right when the event starts. Lines will be manageable and most wait times will be in the 10 minute or less range We encourage you to hop around and try something from everyone! The rally has appetizers, main entrees and even dessert ! Some of the trucks will be prepared to served all through the night ! The more popular trucks will simply be eaten into submission earlier in the night ! 4) Drinks and seating available only in the Beer Garden at High Dive. Alcoholic and Non Alcoholic N/A drinks will be served at 2 drink tents outside in the parking lot next to the vendors ! 5) Due to local laws alcohol cannot be taken outside of the High Dive, and no outside drinks are allowed inside High Dive 6) Bring an ID! High Dive is a bar and local laws require a drivers license or passport to enter. 7) Free street parking available in the area (no charge for meters on weekends), or park next door in the SW Parking Garage ($5). Please DO NOT park in the surrounding businesses parking lots (IE The Jones, you will be towed) 8) Some vendors take credit but some only cash. ATM inside High Dive, but please come prepared PS Tipping is appreciated ! 9) Please do not litter the parking lot. Garbage cans will be dispersed throughout the area.
 
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    Saturday Sep 23 @ 6:00 PM
Parent's Night Out
Allied Capoeira League Gainesville – Take a break this weekend and leave the kids with us! You will get a night of childcare including dinner, capoeira, a movie and a ton of fun! Just $10! Free for any ACL Student that brings a friend! Please register at http://www.capoeiragainesville.com/parents-night-out-registration